Author Archive: Paulina Ibarra

Paulina was the director of web and new media communications with the Biotechnology Industry Organization from October 2010 - June 2013.

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2011 BIO International Convention Preview

Andrew Williams, from Patent Docs wrote a nice blog on the upcoming 2011 BIO International Convention. Therefore, over the next week, Patent Docs will be highlighting a few sessions or other opportunities, in thematic fashion, to help you navigate your way through the convention.  For example, today we present opportunities for those intested in learning more about how the Supreme Court is impacting the BIO community. Take a look at his entry, and keep an Read More >

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2011 BIO International event spotlights expert feedback on regulatory strategy

Our good friend John Carroll, blogs on the free ranging discussion he will be hosting during the 2011 BIO International Convention, and tackling one of the most complex issues of the day for biopharma companies. You can send your questions to the panel of experts discussing the issues. In the meantime, you can also email John if there are any regulatory issues you are interested on discussing.

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Scientific American Worldview 2011 Preview – Three pioneers share keys to success for building biotech in emerging markets

Three biotech luminaries who have succeeded against all odds share their experiences building a biotech company from the ground up in Brazil, China and India. This year’s report will profile: Guilherme Emrich, FIR Capital (Brazil) Ge Li, WuXi Apptec (China) Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Biocon (India) Their opinions and advice on a diverse range of subjects is explored in a Q&A while their individual stories are told in accompanying profiles.  Don’t miss this special section in the Read More >

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The Latest in Advanced Biofuels and Climate Change

“Four more BIO interviews remaining in the pipeline (woohooo!). This one is my interview with Dennis McGrew, Genomatica’s new executive vice president of business development and chief business officer.” So begins the post by Doris de Guzman of ICIS Green Chemicals . Guzman interviewed Dennis McGrew, Genomatica’s new executive vice president of business development and chief business officer. “Genomatica,” Guzman writes, announced at the BIO industrial biotech conference that it was able to achieved pilot-scale Read More >

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Jerry Pommer: Livestock Biotech Conference Preview

BIOtech Now visited with Jerry Pommer, Director of Animal Regulatory Compliance and Quality Assurance for Hematech, Inc. in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Jerry is a member of the program steering committee for BIO’s first-ever Livestock Biotech Summit, which  will provide participants with three days of cross-cutting discussions among industry, academic and government leaders on the care and use of animals in research and the many possibilities in the realm of GE animal research, regulation, and Read More >

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